Slayer is a thrash metal band from US, formed in 1981. The band was founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. The band was credited as one of the "Big Four" thrash metal bands, along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Megadeth. Slayer`s musical traits involve fast tremolo picking, guitar solos, double bass drumming, and shouting vocals. The band`s lyrics and album art, which cover topics such as death, deviants, suicide, genocide, necrophilia, insanity, Nazism, religion, Satanism…

Vintage Magazines with Slayer

Screamer Magazine October 1990

Screamer Magazine October 1990
Issue: October 1990. Featuring: Judas Priest. Also Included Alice in Chains, Slayer, Don Dokken, Electric Boys, Gypsy Rose, Riverdogs, Spread Eagle, Trouble Tribe and Much More.

Screamer Magazine July 1990

Screamer Magazine July 1990
Issue: July 1990. Featuring: Poison. Also Included Bruce Dickinson, Soundgarden, D'Molls, Atrophy, Electric Boys, Forced Entry, Little Caesar, Lost Boys, Riverdogs, Shark Island, Y&T and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1988

Screamer Magazine October 1988
Issue: October 1988. Featuring: Ratt. Also Included Femme Fatale, Jetboy, Britton, Overkill and Much More.

Articles with Slayer

Iconic Thrash/Punk/Metal Band, Slayer, Joins Rick Ware Racing as Primary Sponsor on the No. 54 at Bristol Motor Speedway

The iconic Thrash/Punk/Metal band, and Nuclear Blast Records recording artist, Slayer, will join Rick Ware Racing as the primary sponsor on the No. 54 entry at Bristol Motor Speedway, promoting the bands Final World Tour. Piloting the Slayer Chevrolet is Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran, JJ Yeley. Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington… Read more »


Tom Araya/bass and vocals, Kerry King/guitars, Gary Holt/guitars, and Paul Bostaph/ drums – will set off on The Final Campaign, the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour.  This last hurrah will start at the ExploreAsheville Arena in Asheville, NC, and see the band taking its goodbye bow at the Los Angeles Forum… Read more »

SLAYER Announces The Final Campaign

On Saturday, November 2, 2019,  Slayer – Tom Araya/bass and vocals, Kerry King/guitars, Gary Holt/guitars, and Paul Bostaph/drums – will set off on The Final Campaign, the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour.  This last hurrah will start at the ExploreAsheville Arena in Asheville, NC, and see the band taking its goodbye bow at… Read more »

Slayer Announces Leg 5: North America, Final World Tour

With Leg Three:  Europe of Slayer’s Final World Tour having wrapped up this past Saturday, dates in Australia, Japan, the South Pacific, and the final European dates announced in the past weeks, today Slayer announces Leg Five:  North America of its Final World Tour. Maintaining the band’s ethos of “play as many places as possible to make it easier for everyone… Read more »

Slayer’s Final World Tour Will Extend Into 2019

“We always knew this tour would take us into 2019,” said Slayer‘s Kerry King, “and we’ve been blown away by the response we’ve been getting here in North America. We’ve heard about fans who have driven five, six hours, or flown in from other cities or countries to see us, so we want to assure our… Read more »

TODAY: International Day Of Slayer is HERE!!

FROM TOM ARAYA, KERRY KING, PAUL BOSTAPH AND GARY HOLT  “Thanks to the fans for celebrating this day with us for the past 12 years…keep it going!” AND, Slayer would also like to thank Jeff Tandy who, 12 years ago, on 6/6/06, launched the “National Day of Slayer” site.  It grew so big, it became… Read more »

SLAYER Plays Last So Cal Date Ever at FivePoint Amphitheatre

Slayer made their second stop, and their last ever Southern California appearance at FivePoint Amphitheatre on May 11th.  Slayer is the first of the “big four” of thrash metal to declare their exit from recording and touring.  At the conclusion of this tour, the equipment will be packed away and an exclamation point will be placed at the end of… Read more »

Photos – SLAYER Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Photos – SLAYER Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.

New SLAYER Interview Video – Early Days: Episode 2

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — Today, Slayer releases Episode 2 of its “Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years” video interview series.  You can check it out here: In this episode, Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about Slayer’s earliest shows, especially the band’s very first show as Slayer:  how nervous they were, the home-made flash… Read more »

SLAYER Looks Back on 37 Years

On January 23, 2018, Slayer announced that it would wrap up its 37 years together with one last tour around the globe.  Before the band begins that final sojourn on May 10,  Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph sat down and talked about all things Slayer. Leg One, North America of Slayer’s final… Read more »